Charger

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1779-1793

GUSN

GUSN-54976

Description

Round pewter charger with deep well.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chargers (platters)
pewter (tin alloy)
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
Charger

Inscription

"MADE IN NEWPORT/ BY D. MELVIL" / "MADE IN NEWPORT/ BY D. MELVIL" / [Anchor] / [sheep or goat] / [illegible] (touchmarks)

Maker

Melville, David (Pewterer)

Location of Origin

Newport, Rhode Island

Dimensions

1 (H), 14 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift from Charles K. Davis

Accession Number

1949.160

Places

Fairfield (Fairfield county, Connecticut)
Newport (Rhode Island island, Newport county, Rhode Island)